Sculptor Victoria Westaway News Items
All the latest on Devon Artist Victoria Westaway. Vik moved her art practice from Herefordshire to Devon back in April 2016 having bought the old St. John Ambulance Station in the heart of Cullompton, Devon. Vik is also doing much of the conversion herself creating the ideal studio/workshop space to continue her art work. Check back to see more news and photos on Vik's big-refurb' together with announcements on her latest art projects - thanks for visiting..
Wire artist Victoria Westaway previewed her new wire abstract sculptures titled, 'Wire Fritillaria Forms' (see gallery below) during the Private View at the Newland Garden Summer Exhibition in Sherborne, Dorset. Victoria exhibited her Willow Sculptures and Wire Sculptures alongside the fabulous work of local artists, Plaxy Arthur, Richard Turner, Miranda Halsby & Julian Halsby.
Victoria was delighted to return to RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2015 with her latest commission 'Family' a series of figures for the Great Pavilion. The Sculptures formed part of Tale Valley Nursery stand. This gorgeous woodland garden setting received a Gold Medal and was admired by the RHS Judges who loved the story behind the design. This original garden celebrates the work of the Momentum Charity which supports children and the families of children undergoing treatment for cancer.
On warm Sunny October day Period Living Magazine came along to Victoria's workshop barn to create an article for their Feb 2015 Edition. The Artisan Feature is a regular article featuring an Artist or Crafts Person who works from a home studio. Victoria had a great day with Rachel Crow (editor) and Jeremy Phillips (photographer) who took over 650 photos of her weaving welding and walking!
The article is titled, The Way of the Weave - Complementing the natural environment in which they sit, the garden willow sculptures handcrafted by artist Victoria Westaway range from whimsical figures to abstract forms.